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The Chevrolet El Camino’s Beginnings

1959 Chevy El Camino

1959 Chevy El Camino

A very short mention, on Oct. 16, 1958, Chevrolet began to sell the El Camino. The El Camino was a car-truck hybrid that was inspired by the Ford Ranchero. The El Camino was built on the Chevy Impala body with similar cat’s-eye taillights. The El Camino was billed by Chevy as “the most beautiful thing that ever shouldered a load.”

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